A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 102 km NE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (63 miles). Id of earthquake: pt20127001. Event ids that are associated: pt20127001. The temblor was reported at 14:00:36 / 2:00 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 5.9 km, -67.77° West, 19.286° North. Global time and date of event 06/05/20 / 2020-05-06 19:00:36 / May 6, 2020 @ 7:00 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.9 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days fourty-two, in the past 30 days seventy-two and in the last 365 days one thousand and thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 102 km NE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic.
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